Helpful Senior Care Resources
We understand that caring for a loved one and finding home care and respite care options can be a stressful and sometimes confusing process. We have compiled some information that you may find useful in your search for help for professional and personal senior care in Iowa.
We have gathered trusted, informative resources both nationally and locally to help you find solutions to your care giving needs.
How do you pay for home care? Mostly, it's private pay. However, there are other public and private resources you can use to ease the financial investment. Listed in this section are some of the other methods used to pay for in-home care services. Be sure to ask your Senior Helpers representative if they can apply to you!
Senior care is an evolving field with changes taking place regularly. We are constantly monitoring industry trends and using that information to enhance service to out clients. We have compiled articles that you may find beneficial as you search for help for your loved one.
There are many types of long term care besides home care. This is a discussion of some of those types of care and how they differ from each other.
Feeling a bit stressed in caring for your loved one? You might be pleased to know that you aren't alone. This is a discussion of the symptoms of “caregiver burnout" and what you can do to reduce the stress!
15 Minute Alzheimer's Test
The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test), which takes less than 15 minutes to complete, is a reliable tool for evaluating cognitive abilities.
The SAGE test can be taken at home by patients, who can then share the results with their physicians to help spot early symptoms of cognitive issues such as early dementia or Alzheimer's disease.